Cookie Policy

This is the Cookie Policy for 21st Webb and websites of 21st Webb designer-platform clients; collectively referred to as ‘our sites’.

 

I. WHAT ARE COOKIES

As is common practice with almost all professional websites our sites use cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we may use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the ICO’s article on HTTP Cookies.

 

II. HOW WE USE COOKIES

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to our sites. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

III. DISABLING COOKIES

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our sites and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of our sites. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Alternatively, our sites provide you with an option to disable certain types of cookies. Those settings are accessible via the Cookie Notification visible when you first visit our sites.

 

IV. THE COOKIES WE SET

The following section is not exhaustive, but details some of the built-in cookies you might encounter throughout our sites.

 

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us or one of our clients websites; then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

 

Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged into one of our sites so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

 

Orders processing related cookies

This site offers, and some of our client’s websites may offer; e-commerce or payment facilities. Some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

 

V. THIRD PARTY COOKIES

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section is not exhaustive, but details some of the third party cookies you might encounter throughout our sites.

 

Analytics Cookies

Our sites use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use our sites and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on our sites and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Our sites also use Bing Analytics which is another widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use our sites and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on our sites and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Bing Analytics cookies, see the official Bing Analytics page.

 

Social Media Cookies

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on our sites that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the varius social media platforms will set cookies through our sites which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

 

Development of Cookies

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the sites are delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site; whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.